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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Vine
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Dry
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 15 to 20 feet
Plant Spread: 15 to 20 feet
Leaves: Good fall color
Deciduous
Fruit: Showy
Edible to birds
Other: The fragrant fruit is eaten by birds and other wildlife who deposit seeds in new locations.
Fruiting Time: Late summer or early fall
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Fragrant
Flower Color: Green
Other: Greenish-yellow
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Spring
Underground structures: Taproot
Edible Parts: Fruit
Eating Methods: Raw
Cooked
Fermented
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Birds
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Other: Grafting
Pollinators: Self
Various insects

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Comments:
Posted by Dewberry (Austin, TX) on May 8, 2021 1:31 PM

I planted a Concord grape early this Spring (2021) and it is doing very well. Lots of leaves and new growth. The leaves have a bit of damage; something is eating them but I'm not sure what. I note this because the Niagara grape next to it has no damage. Perhaps Concord is less resistant to whatever is snacking on it in Central Texas than Niagara is. But I don't think there is any real damage to the plant.

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